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09/21/17 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO At the net, fighting for every point, #12 Lyng Coyne, #5 Isabelle Topliff and #19 Amelia Clark,

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
At the net, fighting for every point, #12 Lyng Coyne, #5 Isabelle Topliff and #19 Amelia Clark,

The mantra of the Shelter Island School volleyball teams is to “play well and have fun,” and another focus is “progress, not perfection.” The team has taken both of those to heart. (more…)

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08/25/17 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Megan Hergrueter with her work. The white and black vessel is an example of a raku technique — applying horsehair to red-hot pottery to create a singed effect.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Megan Hergrueter with her work. The white and black vessel is an example of a raku technique — applying horsehair to red-hot pottery to create a singed effect.

The week leading up to Shelter Island’s ArtSI open artist studios event, Megan Hergrueter had her hands full. As in full of clay. (more…)

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02/06/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Luke Gilpin hitting teammate Kal Lewis with a pass in Shelter Island’s February 1 home loss to Greenport.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Luke Gilpin hitting teammate Kal Lewis with a pass in Shelter Island’s February 1 home loss to Greenport.

Shelter Island boys basketball hosted the Greenport Porters on February 1, resulting in a 95-58 loss. But more than wins and losses, this year has been about improvement and making progress as a team. (more…)

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01/09/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Amira Lawrence driving the baseline during the January 5 home victory over Greenport/Southold.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Amira Lawrence driving the baseline during the January 5 home victory over Greenport/Southold.

The Shelter Island School girls junior varsity basketball team played a closely contested game against the Greenport/Southold Clippers on January 5, winning 25-24, advancing to a 4-4 record at the half-way point of the season. (more…)

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11/14/16 2:00pm
CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTO Senior athlete Will Garrison nearing the finish line of his last cross country race at the state championships in upstate Chenango Valley State Park as members of the girls team cheer him on.

CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTO
Senior athlete Will Garrison nearing the finish line of his last cross country race at the state championships in upstate Chenango Valley State Park as members of the girls team cheer him on.

The Shelter Island School varsity boys and girls cross country teams spent a lot of time on the road last week to close out their seasons.

On November 9, the Suffolk County Cross Country Coaches Association honored the top athletes in the county at its annual Awards Ceremony Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook. Many members of the boys and girls teams as well as their parents attended and dressed up for the occasion. The girls team — juniors Caitlin Binder, Francesca Frasco, Lindsey Gallagher, Isabella Sherman, sophomores Lily Garrison, Justine Karen, freshmen Emma Gallagher, Lauren Gurney, Abigail Kotula and 7th grader Emma Martinez Majdisova — were honored for earning the girls League and County Class D Championship titles. (more…)